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You are familiar with winter, spring, summer, and autumn. However, do you know about Black Fly season? This episode is all about the tiny terrors of the North Country.
Close-up of a Black Fly, 1978 (P042464). © David Scharf
Bottles and tubes of insect repellant, c. 1964
Postcard advertising the Adirondack Carousel, 2007 (2008.024.0002)
Read-aloud. Students can follow along while listening. Download a copy of the transcripts here.
Vocabulary. Explore new words. Students will be listening to high level vocabulary in context. Have them identify the definition. Click here for the vocabulary page.
Research. Explore other human-insect interactions
Higher grade level students may want to explore some topics in more depth.